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. there is also a consequence to deciding to not set up the state exchanges. texas governor rick perry says he's not going to do either. and he's out with a big announcement today about what his state will do, he's going to join us in an exclusive interview about 20 minutes from now. jon: we are looking forward to that. some new information on the deaths of six american troops in afghanistan. the taliban now claims responsibility for a roadside bombing that killed them. nato confirms the victims' nationalities but is not providing other details. our world affairs contributor and our af-pac correspondent dominique d-natali is streaming live from islamabad. >> reporter: it must have been an incredibly powerful device. the soldiers were riding against a max-pro vehicle. this vehicle has specifically a chiseled base that is designed to deflect the blast n. this case it went through the base of the vehicle and killed everybody on board. apparently there was also a military working dog who was traveling with them, and a grim irony there in the fact that of course military working dogs are very much
"early today" in america. in texas one family is getting the creeps from crawling critters. a growing number of tarantulas are making themselves at home on one man's property. he spotted ten in his home along with scorpions. tw experts say they don't pose much risk but hard to get rid one. >>> man paid off his mortgage down to the last penny. saving up to 62,000 final pennies to make the final payment. he got his mortgage 35 years ago and started saving pennies. it took bank employees two full employees to unroll all of those coins, more than 400 pounds worth. >>> finally, way, way, way beyond america on mars, nasa captured amazing new images showing a 360-degree view of the landscape. the rover opportunity combined more than 800 pictures to show a composite view of a martian winter. another view shows a large crater standing 14 miles in diameter. >>> and now for a look at your national and regional weather, here's meteorologist todd santos with the weather channel forecast. i don't know about mars. it looked like the desert southwest. or the grand canyon. >> right? cool images there
is not the only state battling over voter id laws. texas has a case going before a federal judge right now. we will talk to greg abbott coming up in our next hour. >>> who leaked what and when? house judiciary chairman lamar smith is demanding president obama provide access to current and former senior white house officials for an teargas on the national security -- for an teargas on the leagues. some say it was orchestrated by the white house to improve president obama's election chances. a claim the president calls, quote, offensive. congressman smith joins us now. you sent the letter to the white house. what specifically are you asking for? >> what we are doing is we want to question seven individuals starting with the national security advisor, and then other national security advisors as well about the extent of these numerous leaks that have jeopardized national security and endangered american lives. we can't get that information unless we talk to these individuals. we are hoping the president will allow us to do so. >> in a letter you sent to the president you said concern about these
days to unroll all the coins. more than 400 pounds worth. >>> in texas it is the catch of a lifetime. a 10-year-old boy reeld in a bull shark. dad helped bring the big guy in, he helped the video, the family decided to give the shark a break and released him back into the water. >>> finally, in missouri, talk about hi-def television. during a minor league baseball tournament one of the batters hit a ball that smashed into the lens of one of the cameras. fortunately they were able to fix that camera between innings. >>> now for a look at your national and regional weather, here's meteorologist todd santos with the forecast. i'd like to say our business has so many perks. not when you're behind the camera and that happens. >> maybe not. can the kid get the lens? that's appropriate in itself. >> right. >> i've always loved that stuff. so destruction aside. actually, a fairly nice day for many of us across a good stretch, at least the western third of the country. some showers flared up yesterday. eastern edge of the four corners could see that activity today. that has helped firefighter
. in texas one family is getting the creeps, a crowing number of tehran ch las are making themselves at home on one man's property. he spotted at least ten in his home in the past month along with scorpions. one expert says they don't pose much risk but also are not easy to get rid of. >>> in massachusetts one man paid off his mortgage down to the last penny, he saved up $62,000 pennies. he started saving one current at a time after getting his mortgage. it took bank employees more than two days to unroll the coins, more than 400 pounds. >>> nasa captured amazing new images showing a 360-degree view of the martian landscape. the rover opportunity combined more than 800 pictures to show a composite view of a martian winter. ooh shows a martian crater spanning about 14 miles in diameter. >>> now for a look at the national weather, we turn to meade olt todd santos with the weather channel forecast. i think it's a painted desert in arizona. they couldn't find any picture. >> conspiracy theory. it's just a picture of the grand canyon, not actually mars. can't say too much about the martian winter
about power. the angels' kendry morales got it from both sides of the plate. in the sixth at texas, he hammered a two-run left-handed blast to right field. in the same inning batting righty, he launched one to deep center for a grand slam. how do you do that? morales is only the third hitter to homer from both sides in the same inning. >>> to minneapolis, in the fifth, the twins made a leaping catch at the wall to rob alex rios of a home run. and jim carroll, the sac fly to left and alexei castas beat the throw at the plate. final there twins 7-6. >>> in cincinnati, the reds started off hot against the padres, jumping in front 3- 0. in the fifth, a double to the wall drove in three runs. the padres rolled past cincinnati 11-5, snapping the reds' ten-game win streak. >>> this has got to hurt. in seattle, jesus montero nailed the second-base umpire right in the side. oh! he tried to get out of the way. took a while, but he finally got back on his feet. he's feeling just fine. mariners, by the way, beat the blue jays 4-1. >>> at the cubs game in chicago, a very shaky wedding proposal. see
the gentleman from texas, mr. poe, for five minutes. mr. poe: mr. speaker, i ask unanimous consent to revise and extend my remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, so ordered. mr. poe: mr. speaker, for years the united states has used droughns to track terrorists overseas, catch outlaws along the border, and other lawful purposes. now thousands of droughns are headed to the homeland. the f.a.a. plans to allow expanded use of droughns to operate nationwide by -- drones to operate nationwide by the year 2015. it is estimated by 2020, 30,000 of them will be flying in american skies. yes, mr. speaker, the drones are coming. who will operate these drones and what will be their mission? could it be a suspicious government agent who thinks someone looks kind of funny? the e.p.a. bureaucrat to monitor somebody's farm and watch bessie the cow graze in the pasture? or a nosey neighbor who wants to make sure someone's shutters are pretty and the flowers don't violate the homeowners association rules? or could it be a legitimate and lawful and legal purpose of drones that doesn't violate the
off the floor. the house will be in order. for what purpose does the gentleman from texas seek recognition? >> mr. speaker, i move hat house -- that the house suspend the rules and pass h.r. 3796, thed a dam walsh re-altogether ization act of 2012 as amended. the speaker pro tempore: the clerk will report the title of the bill. the clerk: h.r. 3796, a bill to re-authorize certain programs established by the adam walsh child protection and safety act of 2006. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to the rule, the gentleman from texas, mr. smith, and the gentleman from new york, mr. nadler, each will control 20 minutes. the chair recognizes the gentleman from texas. mr. smith: mr. speaker, i ask unanimous consent that all members may have five legislative days within which to revise and extend their remarks and include extraneous materials on h.r. 3796 as amended, currently under consideration. the speaker pro tempore: so be ordered. the house will be in order. will the members please take your conversations off the floor for the debate of these suspensions. the gentleman from texas
have seen conservatives all over texas unite because the stakes in our country are too high. and people are tired of the nasty, cynical, false character attacks. and our campaign, we have not responded in kind. we have never once impugned his character. we have kept the issue -- the race focused on the issues and focused on his record and my record. that's where texans and want deserve to have the focus. >> shannon: i want to ask but real big endorsements that have come your way, throughout the primary runoff. sarah palin, rick santorum, senator jim demint. your opponent has said are, he doesn't think it's right for big names from out of state to tell texans how it vote, referring to texas. do you think it will be a plus or a minus for you? >> they're an incredible benefit. i'll tell you, wree we have seen conservatives all over texas and all over the country unit -- unite behind this race. this is ground zero in the national battle between the moderate sceament, desperately clinging to power and the trveggative tidal wave sweeping the country. we have seen just about every major conser
-fil-a controversy even holding a campaign event at a chick-fil-a yesterday. the lt. governor of texas is in a neck and neck battle with the tea party candidate, ted cruz. and we had ted cruz on the show year. today it is david's turn. first, the chick-fil-a campaign event. how did it go? >>guest: well, i thought it went awfully well. the bottom line is, i happen to believe that marriage is between one man and one woman. it's clear, eric, in the scriptures, which are most important thing to me. so it was with no hesitation when i first came in, and i'm a life-long businessman. i still run my business. when i came in on a part-time job as lt. governor, one one ofe first things i passed was defense of marriage. marriage is between one man and one woman. and the next session i came back and made an amendment to the texas constitution. i'm in, money, marble and caucus. >>eric: now, the race with ted cruz. you originally had beaten him in a race, in an election, but not by enough, wide enough margin that it did not require a run off so this is a run off. but it seems like mr. cruz is now taking the lead
now, states have a ton of leeway to decide who is and who isn't eligible for medicaid. texas, the they only cover adults at 26% of the poverty line. it's $11,170 a year. so you could be a single person making $3,000 a year and you're not poor enough to qualify for medicaid. that's part of the reason texas has the highest uninsured rate in the entire nation. in massachusetts, by contrast, they cover working adults up to 133% of the poverty level. this is due to a former governor whose name rhymed with smitt sromney. everyone making up to 133% of the poverty line, they get medicaid automatically. right now, the federal government pays about 57% of medicaid's costs. states pick up the rest. and that's a good enough deal that every single state participates. in the affordable care act for the first three acts, the feds will cover 100% of the difference between wherever the state is now and where the law wants them to go 100%. after 2020, that drops a bit, but only drops to 90%. for every dollar the state puts in, the feds will put in $9. it's an incredible deal. the less you have
to the democratic line. john is from texas. john, go ahead. caller: i think these votes are a waste of time. these republicans have done a pretty good job of bringing every negative aspect of this bill to the public. as far as the farm bill and the food stamp program, it will never get past the senate and will never be signed into law by the presence of the united states. you are wasting your time on this nonsense until after the election. they will not be in town for the rest of the year anyway. host: windchills do you think they should be working on him -- which bills do think they should be working on? caller: i think we should get out of afghanistan. host: this was from cbs news yesterday. a tally fund that a republican repeal effort has taken up his 80 hours or two fuld weeks since 2010. -- taken up 80 out worse horn at two fuld weeks -- hours or two full weeks on the floor of the house. we have another caller. caller: the votes are not a waste of time. it highlights the disparities between the 8 parties on health care. what we democrats -- the guilty parties on health care. what the d
sur de texas, trabajan para mantener al margen a quienes operan con narcotráfico en la frontera, tenemos la información >>> en el valle del sur de texas, hay decomisos todos los días, tuvimos la oportunidad de acompañar a un oficial del condado stark en un operativo especial, en esta ocasión una camionetaospechosa fue señalada por uno de los oficiales y fue cuando inició la persecución. >>> va por el lado contrario. >>> el hombre tiró varios paquetes, hasta terminar en un área rodeada por maleza, y fueron tras de él, el departamento de seguridad pública insistió en arrestar al sospechoso, y es solo un ejemplo de lo que enfrenta la policía del condado, para combatir el narcotráfico. >>> tiene que bajar tenemos que hablar contigo, no tiene nada de armas. >>> es donde normalmente cargan cargamentos de droga, ilegales. >>> en el área que patrullaban las autoridades, detuvieron personas que realizaban actividades ilícitas, un poco después de las 10 de la noche, en un vehículo las autoridades encontraron miles de dólares en efectivo, los dos fueron arrestados, son
in texas. tom. >> caller: boo-yah from tyler, texas. we love your show. >> i have been to tyler, texas. i went to a used car dealer there. it was called the caveat emptor corporation. there's some truth. >> caller: we believe in that in texas. acquisitions as a means to grow and expand while simultaneously considering selling off their crown jewel mine in indonesia's mining laws. a huge export tax on unprocessed minerals. considering that and the ginormous mine mongolia ahead of schedule to ship copper cheaper by train to china than fre port can ship by sea from indonesia my question is, is freeport a bunch of boo-yah or a lot of hoo-ha? >> this guy tells the truth. i remember when the stock was 70 and he said it was expensive. when it was yielding 4% was the time to pull the trigger. now you have to wait for a pull back. you just outlined the truth. all people care about is china growing at 7% or 9%. you recognize the tremendous value and he's very careful about indonesia and your qualification that it's chavez-like, i totally agree. stick with freeport but don't chase it. also from texa
. up next, lawmaker says don't mess with texas over voter i.d. laws. tonight's text to vote question. should republicans keep fighting against obamacare or move on to other issues? text sr1 to 36288. for keep fighting. sr2 for move on. results a little later on. building pass, corporate card, verizon 4g lte phone. the global ready one ? yeah, but you won't need... ♪ hajimemashite. hajimemashite. hajimemashite. you guys like football ? thank you so much. i'm stoked. you stoked ? totally. ... and he says, "under the mattress." souse le matelas. ( laughter ) why's the new guy sending me emails from paris ? paris, france ? verizon's 4g lte devices are global-ready. plus, global data for just $25. only from verizon. >> john: a spokesman for jesse jackson junior says the illinois congressman condition is more serious than initially believed. jackson is undergoing evaluation and treatment at an inpatient medical facility. congressman's office announced last week he was on medical leave and being treated for what they thought at the time was exhaustion. legal showdown between the lone star
edition of the interview. seriously. and we've got some good news from austin, texas, and portmouth new hampshire. and we're done playing this sound effect. we are done with that. if you do not believe me, go to fred thompson is inherently funny.com. i should said we weren't going to play it again. unsolved case of older sister who goes for the white house. that's still ahead. >>> other than me and susan and catholosim, my girlfriend's family and my family have almost nothing in common. they're in new jersey and new englanwe're from canada and california. they make short ribs, we make pot roast. but there is this one unexpected thing. at at least one time or another we've been devoted jeep families. our families if you added us together, we're probably responsible for something like 15 jeeps over time. particularly jeep cherokees of different sorts. both of our families bought them even back when they were terrible cars. close the door and the frame would rattle and the ventilation would sound like something stuck in there. i used to light susan's jeep on fire all the time just trying t
united. that decision is incomprehensible to me. host: fort worth, texas. caller: i disagree with the decision and i think it's more about, you know, what the doctors need and not what insurance companies need and i think, you know, they've got to have a term limit for them judges and they ought to be elected by the people and not by one party or the president, you know. host: why would that change things? caller: because then the people have the power instead of the president having the power. and that's the way our government's supposed to be. it's supposed to be -- the government's supposed to represent us and they're not doing that. host: mckinney, texas. this is corina, democrats line. caller: yes. this is corina. i was calling to actually hear -- for everyone that's speaking about the medicare and who should -- let's say over what. but i believe the government stepping in and trying to do something for people such as myself who do not have, you know, medical insurance is very, very happy because of the obama act -- affordable act. i think it's great. i think the republi
on a prisoner last night in texas-- the state that executes more convicts than any other. >> suarez: as delegates arrive in washington for an international aids conference, we have two progress reports: gwen ifill gets an update from the director of the united nations program on aids. >> brown: anwe assess e epidemic he in our nation's capital, where the infection rate is the highest in the country. >> we have people who will be tested repeatedly in hopes that one of those tests will be negative so that they can say i don't have h.i.v. we have people who think they can pray their h.i.v. away. >> suarez: plus, as part of his ongoing series, hari sreenivasan talks with native americans about the search for solutions to the effects of climate change on their tribal lands. >> brown: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." major funding fothpbs nehour has been providedy: and the william and flora hewlett foundation, working to solve social and environmental problems at home and around the world. and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was
of texas. the law passed last year requires texas voters to produce a government issued photo i.d. and at issue is whether the law violates the federal voting rights act. states with similar laws obviously watching the outcome of this. the obama administration has vigorously challenged these laws and joining me now, victoria, a visiting scholar at the university of texas. thank you so much for joining me. >> my pleasure. >> obviously in texas we talked a lot about african-americans but in texas we're looking at the numbers regarding especially the hispanic community that many believe could be alienated and somehow disenfranchised by these laws. >> absolutely. you know, the voter i.d. law is a perfect solution looking for a problem. the fact that there is evidence of systematic vote fraud just isn't there. however, we do have hard evidence that if voter i.d. laws such as these are put into place, you'll suppress voter turnout and you'll suppress the voter turnout with minorities, the poor, elderly and the youth. here in texas, minority voters being disproportionately latino. at t
out and bring significant amount of rain to eastern parts of texas as well in towards the tennessee valley and mid-atlantic states. a lot of moisture moving in towards the southeast. it will be a bit gloomy but means that temperatures are really dropping down. look at monday's temperatures. 86 in minneapolis. around the 80's in the great lakes. still a little bit above average but much improved where we've been in the last 30 days. a big pattern shift that will make everybody very, very happy. >> shannon: a welcomed one. thanks very much. >> you bet. >> shannon: a north carolina teen has been in a coma for more than a year and now the hospital is fighting his father to determine who will make his medical decisions. is the hospital overstepping its bounds or doing its duty for a patient? we'll have a fair and balanced debate. the navy turns to biofuel to fuel its green fleet. we'll tell you why next. [ male announcer ] this is anna, her long day teaching the perfect swing begins with back pain and a choice. take advil, and maybe have to take up to four in a day. or take aleve, which
. this is why texas passed a law in 2011 requiring voters to provide a voter i.d. and many march the obama administration blocked the law saying it is unfair to the minority voters and then texas sued the government saying that the motives are political. the trial starts today and a real test of the voting rights act of 1965 which essentially safeguards minority voting rights. i want to bring in ryan haygood who is director of the participation group at the naacp fund and first of all, talk about, ryan, the core issue here that people want to know. they are getting it of ensuring the integrity of the ballot that people should be able to vote. >> sure. thank you for having me on the show, suzanne. what is the what is at issue is three judges in texas will be considering if the voter i.d. law will affect the voting rights. our naacp legal defense fund represents three young students who had voted in previous elections using the only form of i.d. they had, student i.d., and texas' proposed law does not allow for the use of student i.d., but curiously will for the concealed handgun licenses, b
is best for texas. >> there is a lot of the people who don't intimately and expertly know how texas operates and come in and endorsed in the race and with all due respect. i respect each one of those individuals, but they don't know how texas works and if they did, they would endorse david dehurst. >> that race has been a nasty one. both sides exchanging bitir attack ads. both candidates, and we'll tune in tomorrow 12:50 eastern time for that. look being at the focus now and details of the alleged colorado shooter. word that he was treated by a psychiatrist at the university he attended. hundreds of miles away from colorado two more victims will be laid to rest. elizabeth is joining us live from aurora with more on this. >> hi, uma, grieving and mourning continuous as funerals continue all day. jessica, the young sports journalist will be laid to rest in san antonio. and matt oquinlaid to rest in ohio . he shielded his girl frepped from gun fire. they will have a memorial service in buckley air force base. the defendant was seeing a university of colorado psyche trimpt they wanted i
is challenging a new voter i.d. law in texas saying it violates the 1965 voting rights act. that law was aimed at protecting minority voters. attorney general eric holder says the texas law amounts to a poll tax since some voters may have to pay for new i.d. cards. attorneys for texas claim the law will not keep any eligible minority voters from going to the polls. 17 states have some kind of voter i.d. law. experts say this battle could lead to the supreme court deciding the fate of the voting rights act itself. >> lawyers for the man who killed an unarmed florida teenager are asking for a new judge in the case because of concerns about bias. george zimmerman is facing shooting teenager trayvon martin in february. >> lawyers disqualify the judge who is hearing the case. the lawyers pointed to the judge's comments bail for zimmerman earlier this month. in the judge's bail order he accused zimmerman of manipulating the system and planning to flee to avoid prosecution. zimmerman's lawyers say, quote, the court makes gratuitous disparaging remarks about mr. zimmerman's character. advocates for mr
. >> sreenivasan: arguments began today in u.s. district court in washington over whether texas can require voters to show photo identification at polling places. the obama administration blocked the law last year saying it was unfair to minority voters. texas then sued the u.s. government citing political motives. the law is one of several recent disputes over the 1965 voting rights act, which prohibits discriminatory voting practices. the supreme court upheld a similar photo i.d. law in indiana in 2009. nearly 50 years after their plane went down, the remains of six airmen who disappeared during the vietnam war were buried at arlington national cemetery today. the remains were buried in a single casket, after being discovered last year by american and laotion search teams. for decades, family members knew only that the plane sent out a "mayday" signal while flying over laos. all six servicemen were given posthumous promotions by the military. on wall street today, stocks slipped in a light day of trading. the dow jones industrial average lost 36 points to close at 12,736. the nasdaq fell re than
. at a house hearing today, republican lamar smith of texas insisted the change will do more harm than good. $the administration's amnesty agenda is a win for illegal immigrant bus a loss for americas. when illegal immigrants are allowed to live and work in the u.s. u.s., unemployed american workers have to compete with illegal immigrants for scarce jobs. with 23 million americans unemployed or underemployed, this amnesty only makes their lives harder. >> holman: napolitano argued the change will give young immigrants a pathway to citizenship and let law enforcement make better use of resources. >> it's not amnesty. what this is is... it's really the development that we have been looking at over the last several years of how do we clear out the backlog of non-priority cases so that we can focus on criminals, recent border crossers, repeat violators. >> holman: the new policy could affect more than a million illegal immigrants in the u.s. the u.s. is on track to have the worst year for whooping cough in more than five decades. the centers for disease and control and prevention said today tha
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